UCLA scientists have discovered for the first time that a protein usually linked to rare neurological disorders is also associated with human papilloma virus (HPV) positive head and neck cancers. The protein was also shown to help improve the...
29-Oct-2014 6:00 PM EDT
More than one-fourth of pregnant South African women are infected with HIV; in some communities, the infection rates are even higher. Now a UCLA-Stellenbosch University (South Africa) study has found that regular home visits of pregnant mothers, and...
29-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT
UCLA Comprehensive Stroke Center at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Honored with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care
The UCLA Comprehensive Stroke Center at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart...
27-Oct-2014 1:40 PM EDT
UCLA will run the coordination and evaluation center for the National Institutes of Health's five-year, multi-institution initiative to boost the diversity of the nation’s biomedical workforce.
23-Oct-2014 10:00 PM EDT
UCLA researchers have shown for the first time that the quality of diagnostic staging using biopsy in patients with bladder cancer is directly linked with survival, meaning those that don’t get optimal biopsies are more likely to die from their...
21-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT
A new study finds that the United States Preventive Services Task Force strategy to predict the risk of osteoporotic fractures among women aged 50 to 64 failed to detect nearly 75 percent of those who went on to experience major fractures within 10...
21-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT
New Test Scans All Genes Simultaneously to Identify Single Mutation Causing Child’s Rare Genetic Disease
A JAMA study found that sequencing the DNA of children with mystery genetic disorders produced a definitive diagnosis in 40 percent of UCLA’s most complex cases--a quantum leap from the field’s 5-percent success rate 20 years ago.
16-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT
New research finds that children from lower-income families are more likely to have complications following outpatient tonsillectomy surgery.
15-Oct-2014 7:00 AM EDT
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UCLA Sports Concussion Expert Available to Talk About Calif. Bill AB 2127 Restricting Contact Drills for High School Football
22-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Thomas Coates, Director of the UCLA Center for World Health, Available to Comment on World Wide Polio Threat
9-May-2014 6:00 PM EDT
March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Since this cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, it’s a great time to take a look at the health of your colon. UCLA experts encourage people to embrace these 10 tips to help protect colon...
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UCLA medical experts provide heart healthy gift, food and activity ideas for Valentine's Day.
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